In this easy addition to your Healthiest Way of Eating enjoy the health-promoting anthocyanins found in black beans, which not only give them their beautiful dark coloration but provide you with protection against free radical activity. 4
1 head romaine lettuce
1 15-oz can black or pinto beans, rinsed and drained
1 medium avocado, cubed
1 medium tomato, diced
2 oz low-fat cheddar cheese, grated
salsa, to taste
juice from lime wedges, to taste
Chop lettuce and place on salad plate. Sprinkle beans, avocado, and tomato over lettuce.
Top with cheddar cheese, your favorite salsa, and the juice of lime wedges.